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Early Childhood Education Center lends a hand to student parents

Early Childhood Education Center lends a hand to student parents

Brittney Barsotti
October 12, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

Sleepless nights, tight schedules and struggling to pay the bills are common woes on any college campus. These struggles are exacerbated when students are also facing the heavy responsibility of feeding, raising and finding the time to spend with a child. The demanding nature of classes while needing to maint...

Young mother juggles school, work and parenthood

Young mother juggles school, work and parenthood

Brian Balisi
October 6, 2011
Filed under News

Going to school can be difficult with the burden of high tuition costs, long work hours and an endless amount of homework assignments. While most students struggle to carry the heavy load associated with going to school, SF State student Khay Hembrador takes it in stride while holding her 2-year-old. He...

ASI approves new budget

Brittney Barsotti
October 4, 2011
Filed under News

Associated Students Inc. is finally cashing in on their promises to increase services for students after students voted in the referendum to increase student fees. The ASI Boards of Directors voted Wednesday to approve the revised budget that has allocated the funds from the student fees that wer...

ASI working to amend outdated budget

Brittney Barsotti
September 21, 2011
Filed under News

Despite being five weeks into the semester, Associated Students Inc. is currently running on a out of date budget for this year that has not taken into account the additional revenue from the 22 percent increase in student fees collected for the fall semester. Its financial board is aiming to have a ...

VIDEO: What should ASI do with SF State's student fees?

Gil Riego Jr.
September 20, 2011
Filed under Life

With every student paying $51 in student fees, Xpress editors Gil Riego Jr. and Godofredo Vasquez venture off into the SF State campus asking people what should the Associated Students Inc. do with our part of their budget.

Student government offering new internship program at SF State

Brittney Barsotti
September 12, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

Long an enigma to most students, Associated Students Inc., is offering a new way to get students involved with the organization through a student internship program called Project Connect. Requiring a brief application and availability on Monday afternoons, 10 interns will be selected for this pilot semester. “...

US Ambassador to Australia to speak at SF State commencement

Gil Riego Jr.
May 18, 2011
Filed under News

Jeffrey Bleich, the United States Ambassador to Australia, will be making a 7,416 mile journey from Sydney, Australia to the SF State campus to receive an honorary award and speak at the graduation commencement May 21. Bleich, a former California State University Trustee and friend of President Barack...

Student-advisory role a highlight for runner Fernandez

Godofredo Vasquez
May 17, 2011
Filed under Sports

For Max Fernandez, cross-country offered a way to get out of fifth period in high school without having to skip class. The idea to join the cross-country team was first brought up by a close friend but he quickly realized he enjoyed running and could be good at the sport. “I realized I had some...

Future of campus planning left to student vote

Megan Taros
May 10, 2011
Filed under News

After warring over the establishment of a campus recreational center subsided in spring 2009, people thought the controversy was over. Except one piece of the puzzle is still missing. Associated Students Inc., is now looking to solicit student input over what should be put into the recreational center. “It’s...

University should protect courses despite consolidation

Xpress Staff
April 26, 2011
Filed under Opinion

Ramon Castellblach is an assistant professor of health education and is the California Faculty Association president for the SF State chapter. As we go forward with the consolidation of colleges at SF State, we should take all possible steps to ensure that we continue playing our part in providing Californ...

Family-owned Asia Express to be evicted from student center

Megan Taros
April 19, 2011
Filed under News

Frank and Shally Meng, employees at Asia Express in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, work tirelessly 14 hours nearly every day and barely make more than $20,000 combined each month. They recently mortgaged their house in order to pay off their $51,411.37 debt to the student center. The rent is due today. The...

Martians take over campus

Spencer Devine
April 19, 2011
Filed under Life

Break out the tinfoil hats—SF State is under an alien attack. In order to fight alien anxiety, graduate student David Daw and renowned SF State metaphysics professor Dr. Richard Pearson held the campus’ first Martian Life and Visitation Conference last Friday. The conference discussed the strange occurrences at the U...

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